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201 W. Mifflin Street
Madison, WI

Artist-in-Residence Jan/Feb

RACHAL DUGGAN: RADillustrates

JAN + FEB 2018

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Rachal Duggan’s January & February Artist-in-Residence at the Bubbler will focus on the curiosity of illustration. Over the two months, Rachal will hold observational line drawing workshops with an emphasis on people, faces and memories. She will also have live-drawing sessions where she will illustrate portraits on the spot at the library and participants can take home a custom drawing of themselves. Guests are also invited to visit her illustration studio at the Bubbler to contribute doodles to an always-evolving collage of doodles.

MEET THE ARTIST
RADillustrates (Rachal Duggan) is an illustrator living in Madison. She spent the last decade living and working in Chicago. Her work is consists of accessible and whimsical line drawings. Rachal draws from daily life observations, current events, personal experiences and pop culture. Each line has a purpose and invites the viewer to join in on the joke rather than ask the viewer to contemplate its meaning. Rachal regularly participates in art shows, live-drawing sessions, selling events and illustration workshops.

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WORKSHOPS & OPEN STUDIO

Portrait Slam: Illustrating Faces - Saturdays: Jan 20 & Feb 17 from 11am - 1pm
This workshop is centered on illustrating faces. We will examine famous faces as well as use each other as models to examine the complexity and subtlety of the human face. Ages 18+

Memories and The Art of Storytelling: An Illustration Workshop - Saturdays: Jan 27 & Feb 24 from 11am - 1pm
In this workshop, we will discuss ways of using illustration to tell our stories. Participants will partake in drawing exercises that focus on translating authentic, mundane and treasured moments to lines on the paper. Ages 18+

Draw the Library - Saturdays: Jan 13 & Feb 3 from 11am - 1pm  
Curious about observational drawing but not comfortable doing it alone? Join Illustrator Rachal Duggan on a journey around the library to do improvisational sketches of people, books and everything in between. Bring a sketchbook and pen. Ages 18+

Pop-Up Library Portraits - Wednesdays: Jan 17 & Feb 21 from 7 - 8pm 
Visit Illustrator Rachal Duggan with your book of choice and she will draw you and your beloved book for FREE! Walk away with a completed one-of-a-kind illustration. All ages welcome!

Be Mine: Valentine Illustration Workshop -  Saturday, Feb 10 from 10am - 12pm
Make a handmade valentine for your special someone just in time for the big day! Illustrate something cute or doodle something witty for a friend, family member or partner. All ages welcome!

Open Drawing Studio - Wednesdays: Jan 24 & 31, Feb 7 & 28 from 6 - 8pm 
Visit Illustrator Rachal Duggan at the Bubbler while she works on her illustrations. Also partake in contributing doodles to the ongoing collage of illustrations in the room. All ages welcome!


FUTURE ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE - 2018

March-April- Eric Adjetey Anang 

May-June- Hannah O’Hare Bennett

July-August – Liz Sexe 

Sept.-Oct.- Jacquelin Whisenant 

PAST ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE

KIM CHARLES KAY November-December 2017

LOVEY TOWN October 2017

JENNIFER BASTIAN August-September 2017

MEMORY CLOTHS CIRCLE  July 2017

RICHIE MORALES  May - June 2017

LESLEY NUMBERS  March – April 2017

JENIE GAO  January - February 2017

CHESS FROM SCRATCH  November - December 2016

SPATULA&BARCODE  September - October 2016

DANIKA BRUBAKER  August 2016 

JOSH DUNCAN  June - July 2016 

ARTWRITE COLLECTIVE April - May 2016

ARTISTS IN ABSENTIA March 2016

ANGELA RICHARDSON January - February 2016

BIRD ROSS October - November 2015

JAMES BELLUCCI August - September 2015

PUBLIC PRIVATE June - July 2015

RAIN WILSON April - May 2015

THE DREAM COLLECTORS March 2015

CRAIG GRABHORN December 2014 - February 2015

JUSTIN BITNER September - November 2014

JOE KERMAN July - August 2014

LIBRARY as INCUBATOR PROJECT May - June 2014

SACHI and LAURA KOMAI March - April 2014

VICTOR CASTRO   December 2013 - February 2014

BARBARA LANDES  September - November 2013

The Artist-in-Residence program, connecting artists to the community and the community to artists, is funded by Scooter Software, Inc.

The Artist-in-Residence program, connecting artists to the community and the community to artists, is funded by Scooter Software, Inc.